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Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for the man who killed Aniah Blanchard

And for good fucking reason. According to reports, the man who brutally murdered Aniah Blanchard is set to stand trial and will face the death penalty for his heinous crime committed against the young woman. Prosecutors argued Tuesday that Ibrahim Yazeed should be sentenced to death following confirmation that he had been charged with capital murder. Lee County 's DA confirmed on Tuesday that the death penalty would be sought swiftly to seek justice for Blanchard. DA Brandon Hughes released the following statement.  "It is my intention that the response to this horrific crime serves as a warning," Hughes said. "To anyone who believes they want to come to Lee County and engage in violent criminal behaviour, you will certainly be dealt with, and the consequences will be severe."
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The Death Penalty Is Revived In The United States of America

Men are playing God...again. The death penalty in America under Attorney General William Barr is strongly being considered. A new execution protocol, replacing the three-drug cocktail previously used in federal executions with the single drug, pentobarbital. The last federal execution was carried out in 2003. While The Supreme Court outlawed state and federal death penalty laws in the 1972 decision Furman v. Georgia it was not an absolute ruling. The federal death penalty was reinstated in 1988, and expanded by Congress in 1994 and is only implemented under those criminals that are deem "the worse of the bunch". Executions have been scheduled for Daniel Lewis Lee, Lezmond Mitchell, Wesley Ira Purkey, Alfred Bourgeois and Dustin Lee Honken between December 2019 and January 2020. What...
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When your son becomes the serial killer you never thought was possible

It's every parent's worst nightmare, a nightmare, that seems all too horrific for it to be part of real life. But in  December 2003,  Kent Whitaker found himself in the midst of that possible nightmare -- his entire family minus a single son had been slaughtered in a terrifying triple homicide. Now, this is where it gets interesting.  Shortly after the homicides in 2003,  Kent Whitaker's only surviving son was arrested and eventually charged with a crime Whitaker never thought he'd commit.  Turns out,  Thomas "Bart" Whitaker actually compiled the idea to kill his family with his two friends. It took Mr.  Whitaker a good six months to finally discover that his own son had apparently masterminded their murders per the Washington Post. The Washington Post chronicled much of what happene...
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